NEW YORK—Gary Ginsberg, executive vice president for investor relations and corporate communications at Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation media empire, has been awarded additional responsibility as head of global marketing and appointed to the office of the chairman, reporting to chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch, as well as the company’s president and COO, Peter Chernin, and CFO, David DeVoe.
Ginsberg will assume the new title of executive vice president of global marketing and corporate affairs and will coordinate the company’s marketing efforts around the world. He will continue to direct News Corporation’s corporate affairs, including investor and media relations, community outreach and philanthropic programs.
Says Murdoch: “Gary’s energy and integrity have helped to expand and improve the company’s communications with investors, the press and community groups in recent years. His creative leadership and extensive knowledge of our operations worldwide perfectly position him to lead a renewed focus on marketing our brands and assets globally.”
The Office of the chairman comprises Murdoch, Chernin, DeVoe; general counsel Lon Jacobs; deputy CFO John Nallen; and Fox News Channel, Fox Television Stations and Twentieth Television chairman Roger Ailes.
Prior to joining News Corporation, Ginsberg was managing director at the New York-based strategic consulting firm Clark & Weinstock and before that was senior editor and counsel at George Magazine.